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CAL Poly Pomona Reviews

Updated November 13, 2017
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  • 5 hours a week and it wouldn't have been hard for them to give me the full 20 hours, but they refused (in 6 reviews)

  • High expectations of student workers despite being paid slightly above minimum wage (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Student Assistant at Cal Poly Pomona"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CAL Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, they work around your class schedule. Can walk from class to work.

    Cons

    Uninteresting work. Making/answering phone calls, filing papers, etc.


  2. "Great environment to work in"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Web Developer in Pomona, CA
    Current Employee - Web Developer in Pomona, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CAL Poly Pomona part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Most employees are students.
    The culture is relaxed
    Everyone is really friendly
    Works around school schedule

    Cons

    Can only work 20 hours a week

  3. "Student"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CAL Poly Pomona full-time

    Pros

    Learn by Doing you have more labs and work hands on. A lot of companies like that so hire specifically from here.

    Cons

    Commuter school not much to do on or around campus unless you get involved. Getting involved is easy but most people chose not to.

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "Student Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at CAL Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    Great working environment. Create opportunities for student to learn and develop skills while working.

    Cons

    I don't think there is any cons.


  5. "Fun!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CAL Poly Pomona part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing people, and helpful environment

    Cons

    Can't really think of any


  6. "Lecturer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CAL Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    People are very friendly and helpful

    Cons

    Administration at the school is sometimes slow to process things


  7. "Experience depends on your supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CAL Poly Pomona part-time

    Pros

    Faculty is very supportive
    Bureaucracy is kept to a minimum for lower-level jobs

    Cons

    Pay is average, minimum for nearly all student jobs

  8. "Student Employment"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tutor At Learning Resource Center
    Current Employee - Tutor At Learning Resource Center
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CAL Poly Pomona part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They work around your schedule

    Cons

    High expectations of student workers despite being paid slightly above minimum wage


  9. "It Student Assistant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Student Assistant
    Current Employee - IT Student Assistant
    Recommends

    I have been working at CAL Poly Pomona part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Multiple areas within department
    No experience
    High wage / hr

    Cons

    Limit 20 hours per week

    Advice to Management

    Students come from different majors, sometimes not even technology-based, so be patient when they are first hired


  10. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CAL Poly Pomona part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hire a lot of students and alumni

    Cons

    They don't offer a great salary


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